Counselling in Ottawa, ON. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Ottawa, Ontario will help you make the changes you want.


Carolann M Trainor, MAPC, RP, MASp, MBA

Carolann M Trainor, MAPC, RP, MASp, MBA

Registered Psychotherapist & Pastoral Psychotherapist

317 Catherine Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5T4 | 613-371-7472

Carolann is a Reg.Psychotherapist,MAPC, RP, MASp, MBA and has led an interesting and challenging life. She is a professional providing psychotherapy to individuals and couples creating a safe and warm environment for clients to share their story.

Chantal Theberge, MSW, RSW

Chantal Theberge, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker, EMI Practitioner

124 O'Connor Street, Suite 310, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5M9 | 1 (855) 511-3131

My role is to come alongside someone suffering, to help them move toward a path to recovery, and equipped individuals to face new challenges in the future. I provide counselling in French/English. We can meet face-to-face or online. Located in Ottawa downtown.

Conny Barry, RP, M.Ed. (Counselling), CCC

Conny Barry, RP, M.Ed. (Counselling), CCC

Can. Cert. Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist

Ottawa South, Alta Vista, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 5T7 | 613-733-1422

Our emotional well-being is something we treasure, yet life has its ups and downs. When we have to face losses, relationship difficulties, depression, anxiety, or addictions of our own or family members, I can help you with caring, compassion and understanding.

Nataxja Cini, MSW, RSW

Nataxja Cini, MSW, RSW

Social Worker

4019 Carling Ave, Suite 202, Ottawa, Ontario K2K 2A3 | 613-287-3799

Having the same pointless fights? Feeling stuck, unhappy or hurt? Worried about your child or teen? Starting a family or becoming a stepparent? Getting divorced? Refugee Claimant? We're a group of 8 therapists with 5 locations across Ottawa. Call today 613-287-3799.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1K0 | 1-613-518-8131

Valiant Recovery for over nine years has been standing with families and individuals fighting addiction. Our Residential treatment program helps get to the Roots behind addiction. Our Individualized approach to therapy sets us apart from other crowded centers.

Marc Whitehouse, MSW, RSW

Marc Whitehouse, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

563 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5P2 | 613-402-1544

My name is Marc and my approach to counselling stems from my commitment to my community. I believe that everyone can benefit from speaking about challenging life issues! I will work with you and support you on your journey for self-improvement and meaningful change!

Michaela Clermont, M.A., R.P. (Q)

Michaela Clermont, M.A., R.P. (Q)

Registered Psychotherapist (Q)

100 argyle avenue LL300, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1B6 | 613-291-7363

I consider each client to be the expert of their own lives and capable of making lasting, positive changes. We collaboratively work to overcome life challenges including (but not limited to) anxiety, depression, and trauma-related illness. Free consultations.

Sofian Ayyad, MA, RP, CCC

Sofian Ayyad, MA, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Canadian Counsellor

427 Gilmour Street, First floor, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0R5 | (613) 212-0041

You might be going through a difficult period in your life and dealing with negative thoughts and feelings that have left you feeling overwhelmed. I get it. I know how hard it could because I have lived with anxiety and depression for many years.

Michelle Berezny, M.A., RP, CCC

Michelle Berezny, M.A., RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor

2081 Merivale Road, Suite 800, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1G9 | 613-324-0948

Every family has its own unique strengths and resources. As a Registered Psychotherapist, my goal is to support families as they learn to identify and access these inner resiliencies together, while using a warm, compassionate, strength-focused approach to Counselling.

Cynthia Schoppmann, MA, RP, CCC

Cynthia Schoppmann, MA, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist and Canadian Certified Counsellor

110 Bearbrook Road, Suite 206, Blackburn Hamlet, Ontario K1B 5R2 | 613-317-2179

Services offered to older adolescents, adults and couples in both English & French. I use a client-centered approach and look to my client to determine the goals and direction for counselling. Convenient evening and weekend appointments are available.

Steve Rose, PhD

Steve Rose, PhD

Addiction Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

I provide neutral non-judgmental support, offering clients a safe way to gain insight into addictive behaviors and regain a sense of control.

Zahra Nafar, M.A. Counselling Psychology

Zahra Nafar, M.A. Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

1712-130 Albert St. , Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G4 | 613.410-9393

My therapy approach focuses on understanding my clients’ history, cultural background, physiological and psychological health to create enhanced counselling plans that promote positive change. A strong alliance with the right counsellor can change a person's life.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist (Alberta and Ontario)

Available for Online Therapy

[I offer video sessions throughout Alberta and Ontario]. I have been a psychologist since 1986. I have plenty of compassion, experience, and competence. I would be pleased to work with you.

Centre For Interpersonal Relationships

Centre For Interpersonal Relationships

Registered Psychologists, Therapists, Counsellors

267 O'Connor St., Suite 600, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1V3 | 1.855.779.2347

CFIR is a collective of independent mental health professionals who provide psychotherapy and assessment services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups of individuals experiencing a wide range of psychological issues.

Suzanne More Kerr, MA (C Psych), CCC, RP #3526

Suzanne More Kerr, MA (C Psych), CCC, RP #3526

Marriage & Family & Individual Psychotherapist

278 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1V4 | 1-613-238-2222

Suzanne has a very rewarding history providing counselling psychotherapy to COUPLES. She also sees INDIVIDUALS addressing a wide variety of human challenges. See website https://www.newhorizonscounselling.com for answers to many of your questions & concerns

Saint-Paul University

223 Main Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Saint Paul University’s Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre welcomes a diverse clientele, for individual or couple’s therapy. Services are provided by counselling interns at the Master of Arts and Doctoral level in Counselling and Spirituality at Saint Paul University. *Services in French available

Stephanie Dugdale, M.A., CCC

Stephanie Dugdale, M.A., CCC

Individual and Couple Therapist

451 Daly Ave., Lower Level 3, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6H6 | 613-230-3444

It is my understanding that a connected client/therapist relationship can help support and deepen exploration that brings change. I have an inclusive and collaborative working style that integrates various approaches and attunes and attends to individual needs.

Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC

Arthur Karp, M.Ed; RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Counsellor

43 Auriga Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 7Y8 | 613-822-3300

I provide an understanding and safe place to address any of your concerns and will work together to effectively foster a path towards growth. "My friend care for your psyche - know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves". Socrates

Rebecca Wabischewich, Hons. BA, MPH, MACP

Rebecca Wabischewich, Hons. BA, MPH, MACP

Registered Psychotherapist

116 Albert Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G3 | 705-415-2780

Non-judgmental, compassionate, and realistic. I work from an integrative approach, utilizing interventions that are evidence-based. Uniquely You is a safe, online space providing a non-judgmental and compassionate place for growth, healing, and ultimately, life change.

Adrienne Richardson, Ph.D MsED RP OCT

Adrienne Richardson, Ph.D MsED RP OCT

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Through my own struggling I have come to understand that my purpose is to help others find purpose in their pain. I have extensive personal experiences and professional training in gestalt therapy, and somatic experiencing (SE) allows me to support you.

Susan Top, Susan Top

Susan Top, Susan Top

Registered Psychotherapist

2211 Riverside Drive, Suite 404, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7X5 | 6133715715

I have a deep faith in the ability of each person to reach their full potential with support, and I have had the privilege to provide the conditions necessary for optimum growth for many clients. My services are LGBTQIA friendly. I have a covid safe office space.


Depression and anxiety are extremely common issues that affect millions of people. As you consider Ottawa Counselling, be reassured that the concept of therapy is overwhelming and scary to many people.  As you think about working with a psychologist or counselor on personal issues in your life, it can be hard to understand how sharing such intimate aspects of yourself will be helpful.  The nature of a therapist is not just to be educated, but also to be compassionate and considerate of the personal nature of what you are wanting to work through.  A therapist Ottaway will maintain your privacy, while taking only the relevant information that will be needed to move you through the situation you are faced with and helping you to find healing and a promising future from the issues you are struggling with.  Learning to trust your therapist is part of the process and will aid in you feeling safe as you begin to face the anxieties you have.  Counseling Ottawa, ON is a first step towards moving beyond the pain and limiting nature of the issues you face.  And while therapy may be a difficult choice, we also believe it can be one of the most rewarding, as experiencing personal freedom is an immense benefit from seeing a counsellor.



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Help for marriages and families. Rebuild relationships and overcome barriers to communication, intimacy, friendship, and growth. One of our values at Theravive is a belief in saving marriages for the joy of both spouses, and restoring family relationships.

Other Areas of Practice: Relationship counsellor Ottawa ON, communication therapy, psychologist help, affair and infidelity help, eldercare, divorce therapist Ottawa ON, separation, eating disorders, and depression. Additional specializations include grief counselor Ottawa ON, pre-marital counseling, husband, wife, Christian marriage counselling Ottawa ON, debt counselor, parent-teen issues, psychotherapist and adolescents. Children, family psychotherapist Ottawa ON, in-laws, chronic pain, sexual abuse, and couples counseling.

Related Sites:
Ontario Psychological Association
Canadian Counselling Association
City of Ottawa
Canadian Psychological Association
 
About Ottawa, ON

Central, East End, South End, West End, Gloucester, Kanata, Riverview, Cumberland, Goulbourn, Osgoode, Rideau, Marlborough, North Gower, West Carlton, Fitzroy, Torbolton, Huntley, Hisotrical District

Ottawa, being a logging town, was known for lumber milling and square-cut timber in North America. In 1916 the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings was destroyed by fire and a new structure was completed in 1922. The Gothic style structure is known as the Peace Tower which is the emblem of the city today. In 1945, a clerk defected from the Soviet embassy carrying secret documents and made his presence in Riverview Ottawa. Counselling Ottawa ON will bring restoration to broken and difficult relationships and a new exciting direction in your life. The therapist you choose should be well-regarded in his or her field, have years of training and experience in mental health and counseling, and be a proficient counsellor or psychologist in many forms of therapy. When the Royal Canadian Mounted Police looked at this evidence it proved that a Soviet spy network was operating in western countries even though the Soviets were allies of Canada and Britain. Thus, the Cold War was noted along with the discovery that the Soviets were attempting to match an atomic bomb similar to the Americans. Along with identifying and understanding issues, counseling Ottawa will develop new goals with a practical plan for positive change.

In 1857 Queen Victoria chose Ottawa to be the Capital of Canada, located on the Ottawa River which is a major waterway between the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The early settlers depended almost exclusively upon the timber trade transporting the product by river from the Riverview Ottawa Valley to Montreal. The White Pine tree, having a straight, strong trunk was an exclusive export. Irish Catholics and Protestants began immigration to the area and along with French Canadians from Quebec, labor was provided for the Rideau Canal project completed in 1832, which aided in Ottawa being routed between Montreal and Kingston on Lake Ontario. This provided an accessory passing of the St. Lawrence River which bordered New York State and avoided the American conflict with the U.S.A. Today. Christian Counselling Ottawa, ON will give you new life-tools to overcome and move forward into a better tomorrow while emphasizing spiritual and faith based parts of your life. Your counsellor Ottawa will help guide you across the plane you are stuck in and move you up the ladder to a new plateau of joy and living. Upper Town on the canal is where the Parliament buildings were located, Centre Town is the downtown and Lower Town is the older part of the city.

Ottawa is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 2790.30 square kilometers.  The population of Ottawa is nearly 1 million people with 373,756 households . The population ranking for Ottawa is #4 nationally and #2 for the province of Ontario with a density of 334.80 people per sq km. Ottawa therapists serve postal code: K1T.